| Feb 27, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Picking through the dumpster that was the Cubs in 2013 -- and 2012, for that matter -- I thought they’d found something on the mound beyond Travis Wood.
And that was reliever Pedro Strop, a hard-throwing right-handed reliever acquired from...
| May 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
Catcher Taylor Teagarden will begin a minor league rehab stint Friday at Triple-A Norfolk and will be re-evaluated at the end of the weekend.
Teagarden, who is on the 15-day disabled list with a left thumb injury, is slated to catch nine innings...
| May 30, 2013
| 7:02 PM
Through the first two months of the Orioles' season, second baseman Ryan Flaherty's reputation hinged much more on his glove than his bat.
In 30 games, Flaherty was perfect in the field. At the plate, though, he struggled, starting the year 0-for-17...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Orioles.
20 -- home runs on off-speed pitches for Chris Davis since the start of 2012.
With his four home runs in the first four games of the season,...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:06 PM
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Wednesday’s 43-minute rain delay was too long to allow starter Jake Arrieta to continue his outing when the game resumed in the sixth inning. Instead, he went to right-hander Tommy Hunter, who struck out the first...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 5:57 PM
Miguel Gonzalez, who was scheduled to start Wednesday, will now start on Friday at Yankee Stadium in the series opener there. Gonzalez was 2-0 with a 2.63 ERA at Yankee Stadium in the regular season last year and threw seven innings of one-run ball in the...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 9:04 PM
BOSTON — Crazy things happen when the Orioles come to Boston.
This wasn't a 17-inning game. No position players had to pitch. But the comeback the Orioles staged Wednesday night was one they needed to salvage this three-game series at Fenway Park....
| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:07 PM
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The defeats over the previous two days felt like something from the distant past. Zack Greinke was pitching, which these days equates to an...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 9:33 AM
When right-hander Jake Arrieta returns to Triple-A Norfolk, he will do so in a starting role with the Tides – for now.
Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Arrieta will join Norfolk’s starting rotation. He is currently not listed among the...
| Apr 13, 2013
| 4:19 PM
NEW YORK -- After going through an early-season 1-for-18 slump, third baseman Manny Machado is starting to find his comfort zone in the No. 2 spot in the Orioles batting order.
Since hitting the game-winning home run in the team’s 8-5 comeback win...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 9:34 AM
Right-hander Jake Arrieta will join the Orioles today as an extra-bullpen arm for tonight’s game against the Red Sox, according to an industry source.
If Arrieta, who will replace right-hander Kevin Gausman on the team’s 25-man roster,...